American Gastroenterological Association

The American Gastroenterological Association, (AGA) was founded in 1897 and is comprised of two non-profits, AGA and AGA Institute. Today, AGA's membership is over 16,500 physicians, scientists, and health professionals involved in research, treatment, diagnosis of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver. The AGA Institute publishes esteemed journals, Gastroenterology, and Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. The AGA foundation conducts fund raisers to encourage research and discoveries in the field of gastroenterology and related diseases.

Address
4930 Del Ray Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814
Website
http://www.gastro.org/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Gastroenterological_Association

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Gastroenterology

New recommendations for harmartomatous polyposis syndrome

Gastrointestinal hamartomatous polyposis syndromes are rare, hereditary disorders associated with an increased risk of colorectal cancer. The U.S. Multisociety Task Force on Colorectal Cancer has released new guidance for ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

AGA recommends change in testing protocol for cirrhosis patients

Patients with cirrhosis, or permanent liver damage, are at higher risk for coagulation disorders, which impact your body's ability to control blood clotting. This puts cirrhosis patients at increased risk of morbidity and ...

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